discriminatory discriminatory  /dɪs ˈkrɪ mə nə ˌtɔ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand
  2. (adj) containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice
  3. (adj) capable of making fine distinctions
  4. (adj) manifesting partiality

Usage(s):

  1. on the fact that her retirement benefits are based on the discriminatory pay she received from Goodyear Tire, Birmingham News, January 23, 2009.
  2. In a real sense, his political dilemma is a by-product of the discriminatory economic program's success.
  3. She claims that eHarmony's no-gays policy is discriminatory under California law.

News

  1. American Medical Association Opposes Gay Blood Ban

    The AMA is now urging the FDA to revise its 30-year-old discriminatory policy that prohibits gay men from donating blood. read more
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Advocate

  2. Australian court upholds alcohol rules in Aboriginal communities

    CANBERRA, Australia, June 19 (UPI) -- Restrictions on the possession and sale of alcohol in Aboriginal communities are not discriminatory, Australia's High Court said Wednesday.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Australian court upholds alcohol rules in Aborginal communities

    CANBERRA, Australia, June 19 (UPI) -- Restrictions on the possession and sale of alcohol in Aboriginal communities are not discriminatory, Australia's High Court said Wednesday.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: UPI

Quotes

  1. "We were trying to make sure that military recruiters had full and complete access to our students," Kagan told Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions, "and we were also trying to protect our anti-discriminatory policy. So we were trying to do both of...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: The Associated Press

  2. "For this reason, I am concerned that Mr. Moore has been selected for discriminatory treatment by your office," Boies wrote in response to a letter sent to Moore last month from Dale Thompson, OFAC chief of general investigations and field...
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: David Boies Source: Washington Post

  3. Asked if the change might create legal problems for couples returning to states with gay marriage bans, Patrick said: "What we can do is tend our own garden and make sure that it's weeded, and I think we've weeded out a discriminatory law we should...
    on Jul 31, 2008 By: Deval Patrick Source: FOXNews

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